animosity


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deep-seated hatred, as between longtime opponents or rivals

Synonyms for animosity

a feeling of ill will arousing active hostility

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Which is the more flattering exaction it is hard to say; but there is the fact that in listening for upwards of twenty years to the sea-talk that goes on afloat and ashore I have never detected the true note of animosity.
But when the field became thin by the numbers on either side who had yielded themselves vanquished, had been compelled to the extremity of the lists, or been otherwise rendered incapable of continuing the strife, the Templar and the Disinherited Knight at length encountered hand to hand, with all the fury that mortal animosity, joined to rivalry of honour, could inspire.
It was clear last night that this barbed the point of Provis's animosity.
Ambition, avarice, personal animosity, party opposition, and many other motives not more laudable than these, are apt to operate as well upon those who support as those who oppose the right side of a question.
By DAVID MWERE KITAVI MUTUASenators have accused Interior Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang'i of dragging his feet instead of arresting two local musicians behind a song whose contents are derogatory and capable of causing inter-ethnic animosity.
Executive director Jared Maaka said the song creates inter-ethnic animosity between the Kamba community and their Kikuyu neighbours.
STEVE Cotterill insists Liam Walsh leaves Birmingham City with 'no animosity either way', despite the decision to send the youngster back to his parent club.
It is to send the message that we should not disconnect despite the frustration and aversion generated by the animosity of the noise.
In relevant remarks in late June, Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi stressed that his country will never be a place for animosity toward Iran after an Iraqi vice president made hostile statements against the Islamic Republic.
How many wounds grow deeper due to this epidemic of animosity and violence, which leaves its mark on the flesh of many of the defenceless?
How many wounds grow deeper due to this epidemic of animosity and violence, which leaves its mark on the flesh of many of the defenceless, because their voice is weak and silenced by this pathology of indifference," the pope said.
THERE is absolutely no animosity between Zoe Ball and estranged hubby Norman Cook, her dad Johnny says.
The police sources added that the cause of the animosity was money dispute.
Addressing Foreign Ministry officials Aug 13, Khamenei criticized the US, saying direct talks with its diplomats didn't help reduce sanctions or decrease its animosity toward Tehran.
I'M not about to start telling Graham Norton how to do his job but it was a shame he spent so much time last Friday night indulging Cheryl Cole's claims that her chavvy tattoo is high art and her vain attempts to convince us that there will be real animosity between the judges on X Factor this year.